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Old 08-11-2010, 02:12 AM   #1
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Band vs Promoter...very funny

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Old 08-11-2010, 02:44 AM   #2
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Hahahahaha. This is so painfully true it isn't even funny.

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Old 08-11-2010, 02:55 AM   #3
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Old 08-11-2010, 02:43 PM   #4
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hahaha so good, thanks for this!
totally reposted
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Old 08-11-2010, 02:50 PM   #5
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Old 08-12-2010, 06:35 AM   #6
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ahaha oh god, I love these!
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:47 AM   #7
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That's worryingly close to reality. Give or take an 8-piece samba band called Sensual Pounding, that was pretty much my band's second gig.



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Old 08-12-2010, 11:00 AM   #8
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repost but still funny
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Old 08-18-2010, 06:58 AM   #9
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Dammit! I wanted to call my band Sensual Pounding!



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Old 08-19-2010, 05:35 PM   #10
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that thing is sooo true!! haha
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:15 PM   #11
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Haha, first time I've seen this and it's both hilarious and depressing.

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Old 08-21-2010, 09:28 PM   #12
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i sent this to my friend and i didn't get a response.. he is so neck deep in praise for our local .... scene that if a promoter did that to him he wouldn't complain

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Old 02-05-2012, 09:41 PM   #13
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Band vs Promoter (real story) - YouTube

As someone in a band who also happens to be a promoter (book 3-4 shows a month outside my own band's out of town gigs) THIS is what it's really like.
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Old 02-06-2012, 12:08 AM   #14
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I'm laughing so hard. So precise.
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Old 02-06-2012, 03:51 AM   #15
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I've had this happen to me so many ....ing times. No offense to anyone here, but it was because of this crap that I fantasize about promoters being hijacked by terrorists...


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Old 02-06-2012, 08:12 AM   #16
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Wow. Somehow someone really nailed what it is like being in a band and dealing with other bands and promoters. Both videos are so true it hurts.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:52 AM   #17
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This is why the music scene in my city was so .... and eventually died off . I'm sure there are exceptions, but my old bands definitely dealt with people like this.

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Old 02-07-2012, 10:06 AM   #18
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this is exactly the opposite of how i roll

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Old 02-10-2012, 07:36 PM   #19
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Haha, those shows can still be fun though. I just get wasted at the bar and grudge..../slurr through the set. I crack up every time I make a mistake, it's so childishly spiteful but fun at the same time.

I mean, we're there, might as well play. On the other hand, without payment I'm just a musician, I stop caring about the presentation and just try to have a good time.
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